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Jolyn Matsumuro

jolyn2013Jolyn Matsumuro has been working in the field of public relations for 25 years.  She is currently a partner in an agency specializing in entertainment and entertainment based clients, creating and executing campaigns for both corporations and individuals.  Prior to that, she held public relations positions at several record companies, including the Island Def Jam Music Group, Virgin Records, Geffen Records and Mercury Records.  

Jolyn holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Management from the University of Southern California, where her thesis evaluated the messages of military-issued communication and the impact it had on media coverage.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Syracuse University, along with a degree in Policy Studies.  While at Syracuse, she was a member of the Policy Studies Honorary, Pi Sigma Sigma, as well as the Syracuse University womens honorary society, Eta Pi Upsilon.

Office Location: 
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., and by appointment
Phone: 562-985-5361 (no messages)

Teaching Schedule:

For syllabi for this and all Department of Journalism & Mass Communication classes, click here.

    Journalism &
    Mass Communication

    Fall 2015

    Prof. Danny Paskin Danny.Paskin@csulb.@edu
    Office: LA4-101A
    Phone: 562-985-2602
    Advising hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

    Prof. Jennifer Fleming Jennifer.Fleming@csulb.@edu
    Office: LA4-206E
    Phone: 562-985-7986
    Advising hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.